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Acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis - A case of sudden death.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19135006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sudden death in young individuals is relatively uncommon and acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis as a cause of sudden and unexpected death is a rare phenomenon. A case of sudden death due to acute haemorrhagic pancreatitis is reported in a young doctor who ignored the radiating pain of acute pancreatitis for gastritis, and resorted to self-medication. The condition was discovered only at autopsy.
Tanuj Kanchan; Mahabalesh Shetty; K R Nagesh; Urmila Khadilkar; B Suresh Kumar Shetty; Anand Menon; Ritesh G Menezes; Prateek Rastogi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-10-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of forensic and legal medicine     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1752-928X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-12     Completed Date:  2009-05-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101300022     Medline TA:  J Forensic Leg Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Light House Hill Road, Mangalore, Karnataka 575 001, India.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / etiology
Acute Disease
Death, Sudden / etiology*
Diagnostic Errors
Gastritis / diagnosis,  drug therapy
Hemorrhage / complications*
Kidney / pathology
Pancreas / pathology
Pancreatitis / complications*,  diagnosis
Self Medication
Treatment Refusal

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